Two things about us Americans: First, those of us of U.S. citizenship are
called Americans because we are the only country in either South or North
America that has the word “America” in its name. It's a hell of a lot
easier to say “American” than “United States citizen”, though I've
always enjoyed being referred to as a Yank in Britain and a
running dog imperialistic war monger by everyone else.
Don Olson on
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